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Water polo coaches Eric Black (left) and Bethani Black (right) eating cake for Erics birthday on the American River College pool deck. (Photo by Noor Abasi)

Married ARC water polo coaches keep it in the family

Noor Abasi and Matthew Nobert December 3, 2015

By Matthew Nobert and Noor Abasi Water polo coaches Eric and Bethani Black share not only a a pool deck, work office and practice equipment, but also a household. The couple have been married for...

Erin Fogarty and Monica Udahl of American River College attempt to block a ball from Sierra College on Nov. 13, 2015. ARC lost to Sierra by a score of 25-23, 25-21, 25-18, 25-20. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

ARC flubs comeback against Sierra

Nicholas Corey November 16, 2015

A whistle blown in the area of a net violation on match point during the fourth set extinguished a fiery comeback attempt from Erianna Williams and the rest of American River College’s Volleyball team...

Running back Armand Shyne bursts through a wall of Sacramento City College defenders during ARCs 38-18 win. Shyne ran for two touchdowns with over 120 yards in the Nov. 14, 2015 win. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

ARC crushes Sac City with second-half surge

Jordan Schauberger November 16, 2015

American River College’s offense erupted for 21 unanswered points in the third quarter of a 38-18 rout of Sacramento City College in the final regular season game. Following the playoff committee...

American River College linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk performs an open field tackle on Butte wide receiver Miles Fishback. Kunaszyk led the team in tackles with 15 in the 27-24 loss to Butte on Nov. 7, 2015. (Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Last-second hail mary dims ARC’s playoff hopes

Johnnie Heard November 9, 2015

Butte College backup quarterback Taylor King threw a 65-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Miles Fishback as time expired lifting Butte to a 27-24 win over American River College Saturday in a game with...

American River College volleyball outside hitter Nora Troppmann serves to Cabrillo College on Sept. 18 2015. Troppmann, originally from Fairbanks, Alaska, came to ARC for more chances to play volleyball. (Photos by Joe Padilla)

ARC volleyball player moves from Alaska to California for the love of the game

Matthew Peirson October 30, 2015

Riding snow machines, smoking salmon and hiking the wilderness of America’s most naturally preserved state were just some of the activities that Fairbanks, Alaska native and American River College volleyball...

Marc Ellis, wide receiver for American River College fights for extra yards after the catch. Ellis had one reception for nine yards in the 44-14 victory as ARC faced Feather River on October 24, 2015.(Photo by Nicholas Corey)

Offense comes together, defense shines in complete game for ARC

Matthew Peirson October 27, 2015

During his postgame speech following a win over the College of the Siskiyous on Oct. 17, American River College football head coach Jon Osterhout pleaded with his players to all get on the same page mentally...

American River College safety Monica Udahl performs a backward set in order to get the ball to a teammate. ARC swept Cosumnes 3-0 by scores of  25-14, 25-11, 25-22 on October 21, 2015 .(Photo by Nicholas Corey)

ARC volleyball bests Cosumnes, improves to 16-5

Matthew Peirson October 22, 2015

Relying heavily on outside hitters Nora Troppmann and Kaitlyn Meyer, American River College’s volleyball team overwhelmed Cosumnes River College with its power attack in three sets Wednesday, winning...

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